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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center - Center for Advanced Digestive Care

Faculty Publications

Title: New York Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition: A public health effort to increase colon cancer screening and address health disparities.
Journal: Cancer
Date: January 2016
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26595055
Authors: Itzkowitz SH, Winawer SJ, Kaurskopf M, Carlesimo M, Schnoll-Sussman FH, Huang K, Weber TK, Jandorf, L

Title: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: Co-morbitity profiles and intermediate term outcomes.
Journal: Obesity Surgery
Date: December 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26660488
Authors: Abelson JS, Afaneh C, Dolan P, Chartrand G, Dakin G, Pomp A

Title: The effect of breathing, movement, and mditation on psychological and physical symptoms and inflammatory biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease: A randomized controlled trial.
Journal: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Date: December 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26426148
Authors: Gerbarg PL1, Jacob VE, Stevens L, Bosworth BP, Chabouni F, DeFilippis EM, Warren R, Trivellas M, Patel PV, Webb CD, Harbus MD, Christos PJ, Brown RP, Scherl EJ

Title: Features associated with metastases among well-differentiated neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumors of the appendix: The significance of small vessel invasion in addition to size.
Journal: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
Date: December 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25936453
Authors: Kleiman DA, Finnerty B, Beninato T, Zarnegar R, Nandakumar G, Fahey TJ 3rd, Lee SW

Title: Metal versus plastic for pancreatic pseudocyst drainage: clinical outcomes and success
Journal: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Date: November 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25936453
Authors: Sharaiha RZ, DeFilippis EM, Kedia P, Gaidhane M, Boumitri C, Lim HW, Han E, Singh H, Ghumman SS, Kowalski T, Loren D, Kahaleh M, Siddiqui A

Title: Digital cholangioscopy: Assessing the impact of radiofrequency ablation
Journal: Endoscopy
Date: November 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26528693
Authors: Tyberg A, Zerho S, Sharaiha RZ, Kahaleh M

Title: PP-3 the utlity of integrated rlaxation pressure to predict achalasia in children
Journal: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Date: October 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26439568
Authors: Ciecierega T, Crawford CV, Zarnegar R, Tipnis NA

Title: Systematic video documentation in laparoscopic colon surgery using a checklist: A feasibility and compliance pilot study.
Journal: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques
Date: September 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26375772
Authors: O'Mahoney PR, Trencheva K, Zhuo C, Shukla PJ, Lee SW, Sonoda T, Milsom JW

Title: Endoscopic gallbladder drainage for acute cholescystitis
Journal: Clinical Endoscopy
Date: September 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26473125
Authors: Widmer J, Alvarez P Sharaiha RZ, Gossain S, Kedia P, Sarkaria S, Sethi A, Turner BG, Millman J, Lieberman M, Nandakumar G, Umrania H, Gaidhane M, Kahaleh M

Title: The functional impact of the intestinal microbiome on mucosal immunity and systemic autoimmunity.
Journal: Current Opinion in Rheumatology
Date: July 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26002030
Authors: Longman RS, Littman DR

Title: Ulcerative colitis care pathway.
Journal: Gastroenterology
Date: July 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26025078
Authors: Dassopoulos T, Cohen RD, Scherl EJ, Schwartz RM, Kosinski L, Regueiro MD

Title: Robotic-assisted Heller myotomy: a modern technique and review of outcomes.
Journal: Journal of Robotic Surgery
Date: June 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26531109
Authors: Afaneh C, Finnerty B, Abelson JS, Zarnegar R

Title: Liver transplantation for the referring physician.
Journal: Clinics in Liver Disease
Date: February 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25454301
Authors: Xu MM, Brown RS, Keystone JS

Title: Antibiotic self-treatment of travelers' diarrhea: helpful or harmful?
Journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases
Date: January 2015
Abstract: http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/07/cid.ciu961.full
Authors: Connor BA, Keystone JS

Title: Endoscopic ultrasound-directed transgastric ERCP (EDGE) for Roux-en-Y anatomy: a novel technique.
Journal: Endoscopy
Date: January 2015
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25575353
Authors: Kedia P, Kumta NA, Widmer J, Sundararajan S, Cerefice M, Gaidhane M, Sharaiha R,Kahaleh M

Title: Silencing of UCHL1 by CpG promoter hyper-methylation is associated with metastatic gastroenteropancreatic well-differentiated neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumors.
Journal: Annals of Surgical Oncology
Date: December 2014
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24854489
Authors: Kleiman DA, Beninato T, Sultan S, Crowley MJ, Finnerty B, Kumar R, Panarelli NC, Liu YF, Lieberman MD, Seandel M, Evans T, Elemento O, Zarnegar R, Fahey TJ 3rd

Title: Initial experience with endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty: technical success and reproducibility in the bariatric population.
Journal: Endoscopy
Date: November 2014
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25380510
Authors: Sharaiha RZ, Kedia P, Kumta N, DeFilippis EM, Gaidhane M, Shukla A, Aronne LJ, Kahaleh M

Title: Broadly neutralizing antibodies abrogate established hepatitis C virus infection.
Journal: Science Translational Medicine
Date: September 2014
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25232181
Authors: de Jong YP, Dorner M, Mommersteeg MC, Xiao JW, Balazs AB, Robbins JB, Winer BY, Gerges S, Vega K, Krishnan A, Chiriboga L, Charlton MR, Burton DR, Baltimore D, Law M, Rice CM, Ploss A

Title: A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery.
Journal: Surgical Endoscopy
Date: August 2014
Abstract: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25159634
Authors: Milsom JW, Trencheva K, Sonoda T, Nandakumar G, Shukla PJ, Lee S

Title: Obesity does not increase morbidity of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Journal: Journal of Surgical Research
Date: August 2014
Abstract: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24636101
Authors: Afaneh C, Abelson JS, Rich BS, Dakin G, Zarnegar R, Barie PS, Fahey TJ 3rd, Pomp A.

Title: Phase II trial of bortezomib alone or in combination with irinotecan in patients with adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction or stomach.
Journal: Invest New Drugs
Date: June 2014
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24526575
Authors: Ocean AJ, Christos P, Sparano JA, Shah MA, Yantiss RK, Cheng J, Lin J, Papetti M, Matulich D, Schnoll-Sussman F, Besanceney-Webler C, Xiang J, Ward M, Dilts KT, Keresztes R, Holloway S, Chen EZ, Wright JJ, and Lane ME

Title: Surgical Treatment of Complex Small Bowel Crohn Disease.
Journal: Annals of Surgery
Date: April 2014
Abstract: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24743631
Authors: Michelassi F, Sultan S

Title: Early referral for esophageal pH monitoring is more cost-effective than prolonged empiric trials of proton-pump inhibitors for suspected gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Journal: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Date: January 2014
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24214090
Authors: Kleiman DA, Beninato T, Bosworth BP, Brunaud L, Ciecierega T, Crawford CV Jr, Turner BG, Fahey TJ 3rd, Zarnegar R.

Title: Early referral for 24-h esophageal pH monitoring may prevent unnecessary treatment with acid-reducing medications
Journal: Surgical Endoscopy
Date: April 2013
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23232999
Authors: Kleiman DA, Sporn MJ, Beninato T, Metz Y, Crawford C, Fahey TJ 3rd, Zarnegar R

Title: Chronic Diarrhea in Travelers
Journal: Current Infectious Disease Reports
Date: March 2013
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23532349
Authors: Connor BA

Title: Endoscopic ultrasonography guided biliary drainage: Summary of consortium meeting, May 7th, 2011, Chicago
Journal: World J Gastroenterol
Date: March 2013
Abstract: http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v19/i9/1372.htm
Authors: Kahaleh M, Artifon ELA, Perez-Miranda M, Gupta K, Itoi T, Binmoeller KF and Giovannini M

Title: Update on Portal Vein Embolization: Evidence-based Outcomes, Controversies, and Novel Strategies.
Journal: Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology
Date: February 2013
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23369559
Authors: May BJ, Talenfeld AD, Madoff DC

Title: Endoscopic management of chronic pancreatitis
Journal: World Journal of Gastrointest Endoscopy
Date: January 2013
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23330050
Authors: Oza VM, Kahaleh M

Title: Identifying important predictors for anastomotic leak after colon and rectal resection: prospective study on 616 patients.
Date: January 2013
Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=identifying%20important%20predictors%20of%20anastamotic
Authors: Trencheva K, Morrissey KP, Wells M, Mancuso CA, Lee SW, Sonoda T, Michelassi F, Charlson ME, Milsom JW.